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In Australia, as Melburnians had been launched from curfew restrictions on Monday, simply 5 new cases of coronavirus had been introduced – the bottom variety of day by day new cases of Covid-19 in Victoria since 11 June. There had been three deaths in a single day.
But metropolitan Melbourne stays beneath strict journey and outside exercise restrictions, with folks unable to maneuver past a 5km radius of their suburb except they’ve a piece allow.
The premier, Daniel Andrews, on Monday urged folks to proceed to come back ahead for testing as case numbers dropped and a few restrictions eased. “If you’ve put off getting a test over the course of this weekend, and you’ve got symptoms, or you had symptoms, please go and get a test today,” he stated:
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A brand new, extra strong chapter in English coronavirus laws begins on Monday, with fines of as much as £10,000 for individuals who refuse to self-isolate when asked, and enforcement together with tip-offs from individuals who imagine that others are breaching the principles.
The modifications include the duty to self-isolate moving into law. It turns into a authorized obligation if somebody is informed to take action by test-and-trace workers, however not for these merely utilizing the Covid-19 cellphone app, which is nameless.
At the identical time, the federal government is introducing a brand new system of funds of £500 for folks on decrease incomes who’re unable to work due to the necessary 14-day self-isolation, a system being carried out by councils:
In Australia, statistics present younger folks obtained nearly half of all fines dished out through the state’s first wave of the pandemic, whereas the South Sudanese and Aboriginal communities obtained an outsize variety of fines.
Data launched by the Crime Statistics Agency final week reveals there have been 6,062 breaches of Covid-19 guidelines related to 5,474 folks through the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic in Victoria.
The common age was 29.5 years, and only one in 4 of these fined had been women. Approximately 42% of these had been beneath the age of 24.
People who had been born in South Sudan and Sudan had been overrepresented within the fines issued. They made up 5% of the fines however solely make up round 0.14% of the Victorian inhabitants. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander folks made up 4.7% of the fines, regardless of making up simply 0.8% of the inhabitants in Victoria:
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